Local

Truck driver injured after crashing into house in Ithaca

Photo courtesy of Ithaca Fire Department

Truck driver injured after crashing into house in Ithaca

The driver of a pick-up truck was injured after crashing his truck into a house in Ithaca Saturday.

Ithaca Fire Department officials say the driver was on Hudson Street around 9 a.m. Saturday, when he tried to turn onto South Aurora Street.

That turn was unsuccessful, as the man reportedly lost control and drove across the street and into a house at 142 South Aurora Street.

The truck driver had to be taken to Robert Packer Hospital for treatment of his injuries. There’s no update on his condition as of Sunday afternoon.

Fire department and city building department crews worked to make sure the house was stable and to secure a damaged wall of the house.

One person who lived in the house was displaced. Police continue to investigate the accident.

 

More Local Headlines

in Local

Helicopter to fly over Cornell campus

cornell campus

The helicopter will perform an infrared scan of the university's steam distribution system.

in Local

NY woman accused of killing her 5-year-old cousin

crime

Tiffany Van Alstyne is being arraigned on a second-degree murder charge in the killing of Kenneth White.

in Local

Report: Fallen Ithaca marine Christopher Bordoni’s medals stolen in North Carolina

Crime 3

TV report says Christopher Bordoni's military medals, along with other items, were stolen from home Wednesday in North Carolina

in Local

Focus of New York’s medical marijuana debate could shift to list of ailments

state leg

Medical marijuana program likely won't be ready in New York until 2016

in Local

Man accused of arson, burglary after fire at popular Finger Lakes spa

fire

Peter Lewis is accused of setting fire Oct. 8 at Mirbeau Inn and Spa